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Re: [opensuse] How to get firefox to start in online mode
  • From: Wolfgang Rosenauer <wolfgang@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2007 10:01:57 +0100
  • Message-id: <45B08905.7000201@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Andre Truter wrote:
> On 1/18/07, Wolfgang Rosenauer <wolfgang@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Andre Truter wrote:
>> > I installed openSUSE 10.2 for a client on a laptop. One of the main
> [...]
>> How is the local demo accessed then?
>> On a local webserver or as local files? If it's a webserver which IP
>> address is used then?
> http://localhost
> So, the computer can be off-line in terms of the internet, but Firefox
> should not.
> I have set localhost as the home page, so when you open FIrefox the
> first time, it says that it cannot find the page as you are offline.
> Pretty stupid huh? The web server runs locally, you only need the
> loopback interface, no other interfaces.
> When you start firefox again, it has cached the initial page, so it
> displays, but the first thing you click on the page results in a
> "Cannot find page - please go online"
> So, I would like Firefox to start in online mode, no matter if the
> machine is connected to a network or not.

OK, I admit that is strange and shouldn't happen. Known local addresses
shouldn't go through this offline mode.
Would you mind open a bug in bugzilla about it (and CC me).

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